Northland - a brief rugby history

Founded: 1920
Colours: Jersey: Cambridge Blue with Dark blue trim Shorts: White Socks: Dark Blue with Royal Blue tops
Main Ground: Okara Park, Whangarei
President: Brent W Hewitt
Chairman: Ajit C Balasingham
CEO: Alister K McGinn

Website:                       www.taniwha.co.nz

View/Download:      

Northland Rugby Results 1976 - 2016 (PDF)   Updated 5/5/17

Northland NPC Championship Statistics 1976 - 2016 (PDF)   Updated 5/5/17

Northland Non Championship Statistics 1976 - 2016 (PDF)   Updated 5/5/17

Since 1976 (the start of the NPC) Northland has won the 2nd Division competition twice, the last time in 1997. They have been in the 1st Division many times, usually in the Championship Division.

The most appearances is by Joe Morgan (165) from 1967 - 1981.
The most points scored is by Warren Johnston (1,656) from 1986 - 1997.
The most tries scored is by Norman Berryman (71) from 1991 - 2003.

In 2016 Northland finished 7th in the Mitre 10 Cup Championship Division round robin series.

The 2017 coach is Derren Witcombe.

Clubs that form the Union are:
Click on the names to access each club's website

Club Name   Founded   Colours
Referees    
Bay of Islands Sub Union    
Kaeo    
Kaikohe    
Kerikeri    
Moerewa    
Okaihau    
Otiria    
Taiamai Ohaewai    
United Kawakawa    
Hokianga Sub Union    
Opononi    
Taheke United    
Mangonui Sub Union    
Aupouri    
Awanui 1906 Jersey: Black with White trim Shorts: Grey with Black trim Socks: Black & White hoops
Eastern United 1954 Jersey: Forest Green & Gold Shorts: Black Socks: Forest green with Gold band
Kaitaia City    
Motukohu    
Ngaru Roa    
Ngati Kuri    
Takahue    
Te Rarawa    
Waipapakauri    
Nthn Wairoa Sub Union    
Dargaville OB    
Kaihu Vly    
Paparoa    
Ruawai    
Southern 1884 Jersey: Red & Black hoops Shorts: Black Socks: Red & Black hoops
Western Sharks    
Rodney Sub Union    
Otamatea Hawks   Jersey: Green & White hoops Shorts: Black Socks: Green & White hoops
Tomarata 1926 Jersey: Scarlett Red Shorts: Scarlett Red Socks: Scarlett with White trim
Wellsford    
Whangarei Sub Union    
City    
Hikurangi 1894 Jersey: Red & Black hoops Shorts: Black Socks: Red & Black
Hora Hora    
Kamo 1887 Jersey: Black & White hoops Shorts: Black Socks: Black & White hoops
Manaia    
Mangakahia    
Marist    
Mid Northern    
Mid Western 1946 Jersey: Green & Gold Shorts: Black Socks: Green with Gold tops
Old Boys 1922 Jersey: White slash with Yellow & Blue Shorts: White Socks: Black, Blue & Yellow
Onerahi    
Pipiwai    
Tikipunga    
Waipu    
Whangaruru